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Meet our experts

Here is our panel of experts. We will choose the best expert to answer your individual questions based on their expertise.

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Holly Mackay

Founder & Managing Director

Founder and MD Holly Mackay has been working in the investments space since 1998. She read Modern Languages at Oxford, with a special focus on Mediaeval French which was deeply interesting and arguably utterly useless.

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Mark Dampier

Mark currently works as Head of Research at Hargreaves Lansdown, and is regarded as one of the best in the profession. He began his career in financial services in 1983, joining Hargreaves Lansdown in 1998. Mark also contributes regularly to The Times and The Telegraph, and writes a weekly column in The Independent.

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Ruth Sturkey

Fed up of seeing clients being sold products and getting a shoddy service I set up The Red House in 2007 in the belief that there was a better way of helping people answer those questions that trouble us all; have I got ‘enough’? how can I make the most of what I have?how do I protect me and my family if something goes horribly wrong, oh, and how can I still live for today?

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Danny Cox

Certified Financial Planner

Danny has over 27 years’ experience in personal finance and helping people make the most of their money. Amongst his awards is the coveted Money Management Financial Planner of the year and he is one of only 1% of advisers who are qualified as both Chartered and Certified Financial Planner.

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David Stone

Chartered Financial Planner

David started Mansion House Capital with his (now) wife back in 2000, they advise across all areas and mainly look after London-based professionals who are too busy and/or too bored to prioritise planning their own finances. David is a Chartered Financial Planner and Fellow of the Personal Finance Society.

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Lesley James

Owner - Simplified Money

In my 25 years of experience in the industry, I’ve had the privilege of working with a very wide range of successful and experienced people in a whole variety of different situations. With that wealth of experience behind me, I am now the proud co-owner of Simplified Money.

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Martin Bamford

Martin is a chartered financial planner at Informed Choice, Fellow of the Personal Finance Society and personal finance author. He aims to help people just like you find answers to the big financial questions, making sure you can live a meaningful life as a result.

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Pete Matthew

Chartered and Certified Financial Planner

Pete is a Chartered and Certified Financial Planner and serves as Managing Director of Jacksons Wealth Management in Cornwall. He is also a prolific financial blogger and podcaster at MeaningfulMoney.tv with a desire to get decent financial information out to everyone who needs it.

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Richard Bradley

Head of Data

Richard started out at Holly’s previous business, The Platforum, in 2011, where he looked at how advisers and consumers deal with investments. Following that, he spent 18 months conducting financial services market research at international media agency Fundamental Media, before joining Boring Money in January 2017.

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Helena Wardle

Chartered Financial Planner

Helena is based at Sterling and Law's practice in Hitchin, Hertfordshire. She began her career in financial services in 2006 at the Nationwide Building Society and started advising clients in 2008. She's a Certified Financial Planner with nine years’ experience providing regulated financial advice on everything from mortgages to estate planning. She’s also a qualified pension transfer specialist and all-round good sort.